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AOC Again Goes for the Dunk on the Border Crisis, but Crenshaw and McCarthy Call Her Bluff

Most of this week has been an epic dumpster fire of fail with regards to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY-14) digging in on her absurd comparison of border detention centers to Nazi concentration camps. Thankfully, we’re able to end it on a good note with some bluff-calling by Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-2) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-23).

On Wednesday, McCarthy blasted AOC for her remarks and called on her not just to apologize to America “but the world”:

At a press conference, the House GOP leader told reporters that the freshman congresswoman owed the U.S. and the world an apology for comparing detention facilities operated by the Trump administration to Nazi-era concentration camps throughout Europe, where millions of Jews were murdered.

“I think Congresswoman AOC needs to apologize,” McCarthy said, referring to Ocasio-Cortez. “Not only to the nation but to the world. She does not understand history.”

“She does not understand what is going on at the border at the same time. But there is no comparison…and to actually say that is really embarrassing,” McCarthy added.

Even as Holocaust experts corrected her for the record throughout the week, the freshman Congresswoman continued to go on a tear, insisting she was right and declaring she would not apologize nor back down over an assertion she was clearly wrong about.

On Friday, AOC tried to turn the tables on McCarthy, and demanded he apologize for the situation at the border:

McCarthy, in turn, was not having it, and called her out on her refusal – and her party’s refusal – to consider the Trump administration’s request for emergency border funding that would help alleviate the crisis she claims to care about (h/t: Twitchy):

Crenshaw, who earlier this week smoothly debunked Ocasio-Cortez’s claims, provided a helpful assist to the GOP House leader:

I’ve seen criticisms from some people that the players in this debate need to get off social media and work together towards a solution. But what the critics don’t understand is that social media is AOC’s weapon of choice, and she has an outsized influence on the national conversation thanks to the massive amounts of followers she has, and thanks to the national media’s round-the-clock fawning coverage of her.

Republicans like Crenshaw, McCarthy, and Rep. Liz Cheney (WY) clearly understand that the best way to embarrass her into doing something – or at the very least expose her ignorance – is to take her on on her own turf.

On Wednesday, McCarthy retweeted out this video that demonstrates just how bad the crisis on the border actually is – and the reason there is a crisis is due to lack of funding which, according to Republicans, will run out this week. Watch as U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost talks about how agents are bringing in toys and clothes that they bought with their own money for the children at the detention centers:

There is a humanitarian crisis at the border because Democrats like AOC would rather play politics by refusing to provide HHS with the supplemental funding they need. The mainstream media won’t call them out on this, but Republicans like McCarthy, Crenshaw and others will. Good for them.

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—Based in North Carolina, Sister Toldjah is a former liberal and a 15+ year veteran of blogging with an emphasis on media bias, social issues, and the culture wars. Read her Red State archives here. Connect with her on Twitter.–

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John Lennon’s Son Denounces Political Correctness, Says Leftist Intellectuals Have Become Pathetic

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The son of the famed Beatles member John Lennon has publicly made it clear that political correctness has destroyed the left he once knew and respected.

Sean Ono-Lennon took to Twitter on Friday and tweeted out a message that stirred controversy within the left.

“When I was young the most interesting people were left-wing intellectuals. Believe it or not,” tweeted Lennon.

One person identifying themselves as a leftist intellectual attempted to argue that they still are the most interesting people he could meet, but Lennon flatly shot that idea down and dropped a major bomb.

“No we’ve become the church lady as person below says. It’s embarrassing. We’re offended by comedy and science. It’s pathetic,” tweeted Lennon.

He’s not wrong. The left has become so anti-science that what they now believe can be considered something along the lines of fantasy land. They believe in a limitless number of genders despite there being only two and will punish anyone who disagrees with them. Their stances on climate change rely on inaccurate sensationalism despite many scientists coming out and saying the doom isn’t upon us.

Their hot takes on abortion are even in direct defiance of science.

Now, the left’s primary goal isn’t knowledge and understanding, it’s finding where you stand on the victim hierarchy and asserting your power based on your place in it. It is, as Lennon described, pathetic. More importantly, it’s boring, and it causes boredom to arise in everything it touches. Introduce a bit of social justice into escapism and people immediately begin to tune out.

What’s more, is that the left doesn’t allow discussion that may ruin their narrative. Free thought isn’t allowed to exist. You have to subscribe to the body politic or be punished. Nothing grows, everything stagnates.

Now the counter culture consists of those willing to actually question the mainstream narrative with logic. Those who actually respect things like the constitution and individualism are considered the “fringe.” It’s within these circles, where speech can actually go unfettered, that you’re going to find the most interesting conversations and intellectual thought.

How the tables have turned.

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Democrats Whine That Trump Ordered an Attack that Didn’t Happen

Makes sense, right?

After Iran attacked two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz and shot down a U.S. drone, many thought the President would retaliate in some fashion. On Thursday, an attack was apparently ready to go but ten minutes before it was set to go off, Trump pulled back and canceled the entire thing. The wisdom of that will become apparent down the road. We just don’t have enough information to know whether this leads to escalation by Iran or if they’ll back off.

While the media had their “omgz Trump wants war with Iran” stories already written and ready to go, they were thrown for a loop when the attack ended up not happening. That meant they needed another angle to push and everyone settled on accusing Trump of lying about when he got the 150 man casualty number that supposedly caused him to cancel the attack.

We got breathless tweets like this from certified crazy person George Conway (and certain conservative writers breathlessly retweeting him).

Then late Friday night, we found out he wasn’t in fact lying.

But the scandal continues because we are now going to argue whether Trump is lying because he said a General told him and not the Pentagon. Yes, that’s the new path this is headed down because admitting they got the story wrong for the first 24 hours would be too much for the media. It’s incredibly stupid and petty.

Regardless, it wasn’t just George Conway and the media who didn’t know what to really do after the attack was called off. It was also Democrat politicians who were so confused that they started complaining that Trump was escalating matters with Iran by…not bombing them.

All of these comments came after it was reported that the attack was called off.

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, also attacked the president over his administration’s policies toward Iran.

“The place we have arrived at tonight on Iran is Donald Trump’s choice,” Murphy tweeted shortly after the Times story was published. “He chose escalation over diplomacy, without any idea how to get out of the downward spiral he set in motion.”

But the attack…didn’t happen. So where’s the escalation? In fact, Trump, for better or worse, is specifically choosing deescalation. No one made Iran go bomb those ships or shoot down a U.S. drone.

Politico even quoted Ben Rhodes, because he’s apparently an authority on this stuff.

Ben Rhodes, a former Obama foreign policy adviser, also criticized Trump, tweeting: “This is precisely why politics isn’t a game, diplomatic agreements should be honored, and temperament, intellect and judgement are what matters in who is President. It should never have come to this.”

Ben Rhodes was the architect of the Libya disaster, the Syria disaster, and the Iran deal, which even Obama admitted did nothing to stop the non-nuclear aggression Trump was attempting to respond to. If anyone should sit this one out, it’s Rhodes. But the media rush to get print his opinion anyway because the rules are just different. It doesn’t matter how big of a failure you were, as long as you are a Democrat, you still keep your seat at the table.

The bigger issue here is that these critiques make zero sense and the reason they make no sense is because they were obviously prepared with the expectation that an attack would actually be carried out. When the bombs didn’t end up dropping, they had no idea what to do or so. So they just slightly tweaked their talking points and went with them anyway.

My personal opinion is that Trump should have not stopped the attack. Proportionality as a concern seems odd to me. I think aggression is better stopped by showing your enemies you will strike in non-proportionate ways. But, Trump made a decision and I’m not going to insist it’s a bad one (as some others are doing) until we see how this plays out. There are multiple paths to take with Iran and only one of them is “all out war” or any other nonsense you see being pushed in the media. Trump clearly does not want a full scale war with Iran, despite claims to contrary by Democrats, and that’s a position I think nearly everyone can agree with.

 

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June 22, 2019: Dispatches From the Democratic Clown Caravan

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Well, the big news this week was the Justice Department succumbing to Democrat demands that the Russia-Trump investigation be a do-over.  Not satisfied with the Mueller report’s findings on alleged “collusion” with the Kremlin, Attorney General William Barr announced on Tuesday the appointment of a new Special Counsel: Nicholas Cage.  In making the announcement, Barr said: “He has proven his investigative prowess by finding hidden messages on the back of the Declaration of Independence.  And we cannot overlook that city of gold he found behind Mount Rushmore.”  All the Democrat candidates on the campaign trail welcomed the news.

Front runner Joe Biden, who leads in all the polls taken thus far, ran into some headwinds this past week.  The first instance was when he appeared to flip flop on his position in support of the Hyde Amendment which bars federal funding for abortion.  Stating his support for the item, he was immediately summoned to the office of Alyssa Milano for a two-hour meeting.  He told reporters afterwards that after being “educated” by the childhood actress, he had changed his mind and would now support abolishing the Hyde Amendment.

Later in the week, he stated that he had worked with two former Senators which the press described as “segregationists-” Talmadge of Georgia and Eastland of Mississippi.  From there, things got worse when it was revealed that Biden, while a law student at Syracuse University, had appeared in a Klan hood in a yearbook picture.  Biden later denied it was he under the hood, but did admit that he was the person in blackface with a chain around his neck.

Pete Buttigieg announced that he and his significant other were pregnant with their first child.  Buttigieg underwent successful uterus implant surgery earlier in the campaign.  He said that his pregnancy would in no way impact his campaign.  He further stressed that he is the only openly gay candidate in the race.

In reaction to Buttigieg’s comments, the campaign of New Jersey Senator Corey Booker released a statement from actress Rosario Dawson when she said: “The rumors that I am the girlfriend of Corey Booker are another example of Republican dirty tricks to make Senator Booker appear straight.”  Booker was unavailable for comment and referred all questions to his campaign manager, T-Bone.  T-Bone was recently exonerated of filing a false hate crime report in Coon Rapids, Iowa after that city’s prosecutor, Kim Foxx, dropped charges when T-Bone agreed to pay for the repainting of the city’s only police car.

Slavery reparations were in the news this week as the House opened up hearings on the topic.  Booker, appearing as a special guest speaker, noted that a DNA test revealed that he was of 45% European ancestry and 47% African ancestry.  At the hearing, he pledged that the 45% of his ancestry would be willing to pay reparations to the 47% of his African ancestry.  New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez praised Booker saying he was the “only person willing to put his money where his genes are.”

Bernie Sanders released his agricultural reform plan to a packed house of farmers in Iowa.  The plan, he said, is largely based on the “successful” reforms in agriculture instituted by former Soviet leader Joseph Stalin known as “Five Year Plans.”  Buttigeieg was in New Hampshire where he again stressed that he was the only gay candidate in the race and that he would name a woman as his running mate. He was followed on the stage by Beta O’Rourke who surprised the audience when he announced that he would choose another man as a running mate, then he would undergo a surgical sex change making him the first female president.

Elizabeth Warren shocked the political world when she appeared at a campaign stop in Florida sporting a Somali hair weave.  Popular among black women, she later appeared on the cover of Ebony magazine touting her African-American heritage.

At a campaign rally in South Carolina, Joe Biden sounded the alarm when he declared that “Jim Crow was sneaking back.”  Jim Crow, you may remember, was exiled to the island of Antigua decades ago.  However, reports are that Jim Crow has assembled a small flotilla that appears headed to the United States.  The National Hurricane Center dispatched several airplanes to determine the path and intensity of the flotilla.

And finally, Biden predicted that the field of candidates would shrink in the coming months.  In unrelated news, the Biden campaign announced that Rick Moranis had joined the campaign in an “unspecified role.”  [Hint: he was the star in “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids…” get it?]

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Transgender Student Who Shot Up Denver STEM School Did it for Revenge Over Teasing

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You might not remember the transgender school shooter who wounded nine students and killed one at his Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) charter school in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, back in May. I wouldn’t blame you for not recalling it, because the media more or less dropped the story once they found out that the shooter was of a protected group and a hardcore Democrat.

According to The Hill, the story has now resurfaced thanks to the unsealing of court documents, and the reason the transgender student wanted to carry out the killings was due to the teasing received over being transgender:

The police records, which were unsealed Thursday, show McKinney telling officers in an interview that he intended to “shoot and kill” kids who made fun of him, “hated him” and called him “disgusting” and other names for being transgender.

McKinney, who was born female, said he identifies as male and was beginning to transition.

He wanted “the kids at the school to experience bad things” and “suffer from trauma like he had to in his life,” court documents show.

McKinney reportedly reached out to Erickson on Snapchat the night before the shooting about carrying out the plan, but McKinney told investigators that he’d been planning the shooting for weeks.

McKinney reportedly told Erickson that he was “super suicidal” and that he wanted to get revenge on “a lot of people,” adding that he was thinking about killing his mom and siblings, court documents show.

I wouldn’t be too surprised if one of two things happened at this point.

The first is that the media tucks this away again, and it fades from the consciousness of the general public, never to be mentioned again.

The second is that this is used as an example by LGBT activists of just how far society pushes those within the LGBT community with its supposed derision and hatred in a country that throws it parades. Every headline and cable news personality would be touting the student’s being teased as the tragedy that leads to the atrocity. Essentially, it would paint the shooters as victims.

If I had to be given a choice between the two, I’d pick the former. The second would be a dangerous opening of doors for angry members of the LGBT community to begin formulating ideas that would result in the injuries and deaths of many. We don’t need to speculate about this, because it happens with many who are glorified in the media as pariahs after committing mass murder.

Remember, being a victim in the social justice community is currency and attention, and there’s not much bigger of a statement you can make about your own victimhood then being teased so much that you’re driven to murder.

In a perfect world, this event would be studied as another case of how a mental disorder can drive people to do heinous things. Lot’s of people are teased in school. Hormones and ignorance run rampant in schools, as do bullies. You’re going to get picked on and teased at some point, yet the vast majority of us — including those in the LGBT community — go on without killing or harming anyone.

The better focus of this story isn’t the kid’s political leanings or gender identity, it’s that he suffered from a mental illness and that is what we need to zero in on.

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Judge Releases 56 Pages of Text Messages Between Sean Hannity and Paul Manafort

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U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman released 56 pages of text messages exchanged between Fox News’ Sean Hannity and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort which date from 2017 to 2018.

When asked for a comment on the release of these messages, Hannity replied, “My view of the special counsel investigation and the treatment of Paul Manafort were made clear every day to anyone who listens to my radio show or watches my TV show.”

(Note: The complete set of texts can be viewed here.)

What stands out is the close friendship which developed between the two. They communicated frequently and Hannity was very supportive of Manafort.

Manafort believes (correctly) he has been targeted by Mueller to get information about Trump. In August 2017, Manafort wrote, “The media is trying to split me with DT and family by lies and untruths. It is such a dirty game.”

Hannity texted, “I pray that God give you grace and peace in this difficult moment. If you just ever want to talk, grab dinner, vent, strategize– whatever, I am here, I know this is very hard. Stand tall and strong.”

Soon afterward, Hannity tells his friend, “Look. U call me if u get down. Need a friend. If I can help. Anytime day/night. I’m praying for u and u family. U stay strong.”

They discuss Hannity’s program and he often invites Manafort to appear on the show even though the court had placed him under a gag order.

In October 2017, Hannity wrote, “I’m sick of these lies. COME ON WITH ME WITH YOUR ATTY BEFORE THEY TRY AND ATTACK U MORE.”

The messages indicate that Hannity and Manafort’s attorney Kevin Downing spoke on the phone. Regarding their conversation, Hannity wrote, “I asked him to feed me everyday.”

Manafort never did appear on the show.

In another exchange, Manafort asks Hannity “to tweet a link to a GoFundMe defense fund.”

Hannity writes, “Paul it may be problematic with Fox. I need to get the ok. Hope u understand.”

In January 2018, Hannity asked Manafort if he had been watching his show. Manafort replied that he had been and said, “I love you.”

Later that month, Manafort told Hannity, “In a fair world you would get a Pulitzer for your incredible reporting.”

Hannity replies, “Lol. I’ll take those assholes going to jail.”

Most of what Hannity writes to Manafort, we’ve heard him say repeatedly on the air. “HRC. E-mails. Obstruction. Destroying emails, bleach bit, devices no sim cards. Uranium one. Ukraine interference. Intel Leaks Unmasking Potus conversations leaked. My God. Shredding the constitution. A 2 tiered justice system. Look at Muellers team. All Clinton Obama dem donors. No R’s.”

There are documents attached to some of the texts, however, the files aren’t accessible.

All in all, there is nothing particularly newsworthy about their messages and it’s difficult to see why they were even released.

Last week, Manafort was transferred to a federal prison in NYC where he will await state charges. “Manafort has been sentenced to a total of seven-and-a-half years in prison, between his sentencing for conspiring to defraud the federal government and tamper with witnesses, and his sentencing on tax and bank fraud charges.”

“In the state case, Manafort was indicted in New York in March on a raft of charges, including residential mortgage fraud, conspiracy, and other counts that allege that Manafort and others falsified business records to illegally obtain millions of dollars. If convicted of all charges, Manafort could face up to 25 years in prison.”

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What Airport Ticket Agent Thought It Was A Good Idea To Put Elizabeth Warren Behind Bernie Sanders On Crowded Flight?

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Not since Adam Schiff and Donald J. Trump Jr. were spotted waiting for the same flight at a D.C. airport have we witnessed a more awkward moment in travel.

In the photo below, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Bernie Sanders, is seated directly in front of rival Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Both senators were headed down to Miami to prepare for next week’s first Democratic debates on a packed flight. Sen. Amy Klobuchar was on the flight as well.

Did an airport ticket agent think it would be funny to seat the candidates in such close proximity or was this just one of life’s cruel coincidences? I’d go with the former.

The fellow next to Sanders doesn’t look too happy knowing that his photograph is about to go viral.

I wonder if Bernie put his seat back during the flight?

At any rate, once the plane touched down in Miami, Crazy Bernie hightailed it off the plane as fast as he could.

Here are a few responses to the photograph on twitter (via Twitchy):

“Bernie always just one step ahead of Warren.”

“Historic photo from @SCClemons. Might be one of the last times Bernie Sanders is actually in front of Elizabeth Warren.”

“Bernie must be awesome with flight attendants. “Coffee. Black. You’re charging for a simple snack?….Billions in profits….”

Life is funny.

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Jason Chaffetz Explains Why Nancy Pelosi Will Remain the Speaker Throughout the 116th Congress…No Matter What

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As influential as AOC and her cronies have become over the last six months, Speaker Nancy Pelosi knows her position is secure. Former Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) explains a little-known change Nancy Pelosi made to the standard rules package that would govern the House for the duration of the 116th Congress. The House voted along party lines and passed the standard rules package in January.

Chaffetz writes that this year’s rules package was anything but standard.

It seems Pelosi has learned a thing or two from watching the downfall of former Republican House Speaker John Boehner who resigned the speakership in 2015 “under pressure from his right flank.”

No one will be surprised to hear that Pelosi has taken measures to protect herself from the same fate.

Chaffetz explains:

Among the surprising changes in the small print was a little-noticed provision changing the threshold for the Motion to Vacate the chair. It was a lot of “insider baseball” that few voters – and probably not many members of Congress could fully appreciate.

The Motion to Vacate is the process used to replace a speaker of the house in mid-session. It works like this: the majority party introduces the motion to vacate, which declares the office of speaker vacant and forces a new vote. This is a privileged motion, meaning anyone can offer it. If a majority of the whole body supports the motion, it passes. That means a minority of the majority plus the minority party can combine to oust a speaker. Though the process was not used on Speaker Boehner, the mere threat of North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows introducing such a motion was enough for Boehner to step down.

Pelosi has no such fears. Under her rules package, the Motion to Vacate now requires a majority of the majority before it can be voted on by the full House. That is a much higher threshold and nearly impossible to achieve. What was once a tool of the minority (not the House minority, but the minority of the majority) has been eliminated.

This unobtrusive change allows Pelosi to continue calling the shots for the next eighteen months without fear of being involuntarily removed from the Speakership. While Pelosi does not currently support impeachment, she may change her mind. This minor change means she will never be forced to act by the more radical arm of her caucus.

According to Chaffetz:

Pelosi’s elimination of the check on power may ironically turn out to be good for Republicans, who rode anti-Pelosi sentiment to a crushing victory in 2010. It may also be good for the president’s 2020 prospects as it leaves little flexibility for Democrats if they once again see Pelosi driving their party over an electoral cliff.

And you can always count on Pelosi to overreach.

Chaffetz says that during his first term in the House, Pelosi was serving as Speaker. “Pelosi overreached to such a degree that she helped spawn the Tea Party movement. Her policy prescriptions were so bad and her marketing of them so deceptive that the resulting electoral backlash cost Democrats the House and Pelosi the speakership.”

I’ll drink to that.

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Trump Releases an Absolutely Epic Trolling Video. Brace for Internet Explosion

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On Friday, President Trump released a hilarious video proclaiming himself president forever.

That would be “4EVA.”

It’s called…what’s that word I learned last year? Oh, yeah: trolling.

And man, you know it’s gonna burn some people up.

Surely many won’t get the joke.

The video showcases a cover from (doubtlessly) Trump’s favorite magazine — Time — touting the billionaire’s presidency in 2028, 2044…foreva and eva! For thousands of years!

He’s the perpetual president — as they’ve all feared he’d be!

Take a look:

Hahahahahahahahahahaha…

Ahhh, I’m laughing myself right now.

As pointed out by The Daily Wire, the clip may be in response to a Politico story of supreme goofiness:

But it doesn’t have to be: Nuts have been cautioning us about an eternal Trump presidency from the beginning. Even nuts in Congress.

Here are some of the online responses.

Enjoy:

Of course, some people loved it:

What do you think of the video and its impact? Let us all know in the Comments section.

-ALEX

 

See 3 more pieces from me:

‘You Sound Like A REEEAL Attractive Guy’ — Psychiatrists Diagnose ‘Trump Anxiety Disorder’

Former NFL Star Ben Watson: If We Really Want To Prevent Abortion, ‘Men Everywhere Need To Step Up’

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Video: Ilhan Omar Gives AOC a Run for Her Money With Her Own Special Definition of Concentration Camps

We’re on Day 5 now of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY-14) digging in on her claim that the border detention camps are the modern day equivalent to Nazi concentration camps.

To bring you up to date, on Monday night, she did a Live Instagram video in which she declared that the detention centers at the border were “concentration camps.” She also called President Trump a “fascist.”

Ocasio-Cortez was ripped by Reps. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-2) and Liz Cheney (R-WY) among many others, and Holocaust experts also weighed in to correct her.

One of the Three Amigas – Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI-13) – eventually weighed in later in the week in defense of her BFF, laughably accusing Cheney and her “crew” of bullying poor victim AOC over her remarks about concentration camps.

The week would just not be complete without the third of the Three Amigas – Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN-5) – giving us her thoughts on the matter. On Thursday, AOC’s other BFF was asked about the controversy surrounding her comments. Here’s what Omar said:

During a Thursday interview on Public Radio International, Omar echoed Ocasio-Cortez’s stance and defended the term and noted the separation of “death camps.”

“When you look at what is taking place, people are being put in camps. And when you think about the definition, if we separate it from death camps, I would say these are camps and people are being concentrated in them. And so that’s the general definition,” Omar said.

“I think a lot of people are conflating what a death camp looks like or a specific removal of people. These people are coming to the border. We are removing them from the border. We are placing them in camps. Some of them are being removed from communities and being put in what we’re calling detention centers — but are essentially camps.”

When asked about the issue again today, Omar doubled down:

“There are camps and people are being concentrated,” Omar said. “This is very simple. I don’t even know why this is a controversial thing to say.”

Omar said the United States needs to have an honest conversation on what is happening at the U.S.-Mexico border and shows why it is “really important for us to abolish [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement].”

Watch:

Well, the debate is over, folks. You can all go home now. Mic drop and all that.

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